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If you're looking to build on your current qualifications with postgraduate study, you'll find our world class masters degrees, diplomas and certificates in our postgraduate prospectus.


Have you studied before?

If you've already completed some study at another university, you may be able to count it towards your Open University qualification.

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Are you an employer?

Get professional skills for your staff with our unique learning method.

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Vocational qualifications

These nationally recognised qualifications are a great way to prove that you have the work-related skills you need for your job and are usually completed whilst in work.

Find out more about Vocational qualifications  

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We do everything we can to help you succeed, even if it's years since you did any studying. Access modules will bring you up to speed, and you may even be able to study for free.

Find out how our Access modules can help  

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